Tim Benson PROI NEAC: Portrait Painting

Tim Benson Robin

Workshop Description

This short course will teach how to paint dynamic portraits in oil.


Required Materials

Oil paints to include

  • Titanium white
  • Lemon yellow
  • Burnt umber
  • Cadmium red
  • Alizarin crimson
  • Ultramarine blue

Tubes should ideally be at least 200ml each and student quality oil paints are ideal.

A range of flat bristle brushes (not synthetic) to include one of 0.5inches and one of 2inches in width (approx)

  • 3 canvasses/boards/canvas boards of 10inches x 12inches
  • 1 canvas/board/canvas board of 30inches x 24inches (approx)
  • Solvent-free thinner
  • Jam jars for thinner
  • Kitchen roll/rags
  • Palette
  • Palette knife

Workshop led by Tim Benson PROI NEAC